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The Arts Are Back – Te Ahurei Toi O Tāmaki / Auckland Arts Festival Announces Programme For March 2022

Thursday, 18 November 2021, 2:14 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

Giant inflatable humanoids, Māori feminist cabaret, Pasifika musical theatre, The Topp Twins, acoustic opera, events for tamariki, a secular Requiem , His Holiness, Unruly Tourists, kanikani and more. Te Ahurei Toi o Tāmaki / Auckland Arts Festival ... More >>

We're Back! AAF 2021 Good To Go At Level 1

Friday, 12 March 2021, 2:57 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

Auckland Arts Festival/Te Ahurei Toi o Tāmaki (AAF) welcomes the government decision this morning that Tāmaki Makaurau would return to Covid Alert Level 1 at midday today (Friday 12 March). It has been a rollercoaster of a fortnight, following the ... More >>

Lights Up After Lockdown: The Griegol & The Artist Unite

Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 11:19 am | Auckland Arts Festival

When lockdown nixed a premiere at Auckland Arts Festival last week, another act stepped in to ensure the show can still go on. Originally scheduled to premiere on Thursday 4 March, the Auckland season of The Griegol will now run 16-21 March 2021 ... More >>

AAF 2021 Shows Status Update

Thursday, 4 March 2021, 11:11 am | Auckland Arts Festival

Auckland Arts Festival/Te Ahurei Toi o Tāmaki (AAF) sends aroha to our whānau across Tāmaki Makaurau at Alert Level 3 and the rest of Aotearoa at Alert Level 2. We hope you are all staying safe, staying home and following government guidelines ... More >>

AAF 2021 Shows Status Update

Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 9:26 am | Auckland Arts Festival

Some AAF shows due to take place between 4-7 March have been cancelled. These are: TAKU TAU KAHURANGI: AN AOTEAROA LOVE STORY featuring RIA HALL (4 MARCH) JULIA DEANS (6 MARCH) GITBOX REBELLION – WARKWORTH SHOW (7 MARCH - we are encouraging ticketholders ... More >>

Auckland Arts Festival 2021 Alert Level 3 Covid Update

Sunday, 28 February 2021, 5:29 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

The Auckland Arts Festival/Te Ahurei Toi o Tāmaki (AAF) team is working through the implications of Auckland’s return to lockdown for its 2021 programme, following the announcement that Tāmaki Makaurau would enter Alert Level 3 at 6am this morning, ... More >>

Auckland Arts Festival 2021 Full Programme Launched | Te Ahurei Toi O Tāmaki | 4-21 March 2021

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 6:00 am | Auckland Arts Festival

The full programme for the Auckland Arts Festival/Te Ahurei Toi o Tāmaki (AAF) 2021 has been launched. The 100% Aotearoa line-up was revealed tonight in a video streamed on AAF’s Facebook page and YouTube channel , following an initial reveal ... More >>

Auckland Arts Festival 2021 | Festival Reveal – First Three Shows On Sale Te Ahurei Toi O Tāmaki | 4-21 March 2021

Friday, 13 November 2020, 4:06 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

The vision and the first three shows for Auckland Arts Festival/Te Ahurei Toi o Tāmaki (AAF) 2021 have been revealed. Taonga Moana , Pūmanawa , and Che-Fu and The Kratez were all announced tonight in a video streamed on AAF’s Facebook page ... More >>

Auckland Arts Festival 2020 Full Programme Announced

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 9:09 am | Auckland Arts Festival

The annual multi-arts celebration returns to locations across Tāmaki Makaurau in March. Auckland’s many theatres, galleries, and unique venues will house some of the most exciting performance, art and music events from New Zealand and around the ... More >>

Everyone's invited to sing the Auckland Arts Festival open

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 3:35 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

The Auckland Arts Festival (AAF) invites the people Tāmaki Makaurau to come together and sing the 2019 festival open with TIRA, a huge, free opening event taking place in Aotea Square on 7 March. The massive, outdoor-karaoke, led by superstar musicians ... More >>

Love Letter to Nick Cave in Auckland Arts Festival in March

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 12:24 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

The Irish-French singer and storyteller-in-song Camille O’Sullivan will return to New Zealand as part of the 2019 Auckland Arts Festival in March with Cave, a new show devoted entirely to the music of Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds. More >>

Shakespeare Meets Tang Xianzu - Auckland Arts Festival

Friday, 14 December 2018, 12:00 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

In the 1590s two things happened which would have a massive impact on cultures in both the East and the West. In China, dramatist Tang Xianzu penned the romantic tragicomedy , The Peony Pavilion . Around the same time, William Shakespeare completed his best-known ... More >>

Auckland Arts Festival 2019 Programme Announced

Friday, 2 November 2018, 10:34 am | Auckland Arts Festival

The biggest annual celebration of arts and culture in Aotearoa returns in March, to locations across Tāmaki Makaurau. Auckland’s many theatres, galleries, and unique venues like marae and the Stardome, will house some of the most exciting performance, ... More >>

Super Group Silkroad Ensemble Makes Its NZ Debut

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 11:41 am | Auckland Arts Festival

World Music Super Group Silkroad Ensemble Makes Its New Zealand Debut at Auckland Arts Festival in March More >>

Auckland Arts Festival announces first major show for 2019

Monday, 27 August 2018, 10:05 am | Auckland Arts Festival

A breath-taking, widely-loved and fantastically fun contemporary interpretation of the opera masterpiece, Mozart's The Magic Flute will make its New Zealand debut in the Auckland Arts Festival in March. Since premiering in 2012, the brilliant and ... More >>

‘Dinner and a show’ goes next level at Auckland Arts Fest

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 10:26 am | Auckland Arts Festival

Not satisfied with just a huge ‘menu’ of events, productions, gigs and exhibitions, Auckland Arts Festival , in collaboration with a team of creative foodies, is transforming two well-known Auckland hot spots into innovative dining and socialising spaces this ... More >>

Drums of Fire Light up of Auckland

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 9:21 am | Auckland Arts Festival

In celebration of 2018 heralding the tenth Auckland Arts Festival, a special, free event will pulse through streets and alleyways of Auckland city in March. More >>

The Naked Samoans Do Magic

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 3:11 pm | Auckland Arts Festival

The treasured comedy troupe and incredible talent behind Bro’Town and Sione’s Wedding , The Naked Samoans, are joining forces with Auckland Arts Festival and the legendary creators of The White Guitar , The Conch, to present The Naked Samoans ... More >>

Extraordinary all-ages play about terrorism opens at AAF

Friday, 9 February 2018, 9:48 am | Auckland Arts Festival

Unforgettable play about terrorism – for people of all ages – shines brightly in Auckland Arts Festival programme More >>

Festival pulls out all the accessible stops

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 10:47 am | Auckland Arts Festival

Auckland Arts Festival 2018 has “pulled out all the stops” by providing accessible services for 15 of its events in March and offering positive experiences for people with access needs. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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